What is negative politeness?

Politeness, manners, respect. These are the cornerstones of a functional society. Being kind, acknowledging others and listening are all considered reasonable. However. Women, and children, are subject to a different politeness requirement. And not just to be ‘nice’, but to smile and acknowledge ‘our place’ as lesser. This politeness means we make room, allowances for …

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What do you need?

Frozen II is a tale of Power, of Leadership and of Change.There are many layers to Frozen II.  Elsa’s journey of self discovery weaves through a tale of transformation for each of the main characters.  The story throws the spotlight on the destructiveness of the patriarchy, showing us the differences between Authoritative Dictatorship (familiar to us all) and Peaceful Leadership (a pipe dream, perhaps only seen in New Zealand?).  Frozen II is about Journeys and Love.In […]